Altus Baytown ER Expands It’s Imaging Services
For many years residents of Baytown have known about the outstanding emergency services provided by Altus Baytown ER.
Announcing, Altus Baytown ER Imaging Service Expansion. Our recent strategic partnership with Altus Baytown Hospital has opened the doors for us to expand our services, including the acceptance of Medicare patients.
Our goal is to provide a more comprehensive range of services that benefit the entire community of Baytown, not only those experiencing a medical emergency.
Therefore, today, we are pleased to announce that, as of right now, our imaging center can accept outpatient referrals. Our service is available to anyone at any time, including after-hours and weekends. The following are details of the all-new Altus Baytown ER imaging service expansion.
Our Baytown Imaging Services Expansion Include: CT Scan, X-Rays, and Ultrasound
We have furnished our imaging center with the most technologically advanced diagnostic imaging equipment to provide fast and accurate results.
CT Scan or CAT Scans provide detailed images of the soft tissue, bones, and blood vessels of the body, allowing physicians to diagnose illnesses such as cancer and heart disease as well as internal injuries caused by trauma.
Common Reasons to Get a CT Scan
Physicians may request a CT Scan to:
- Diagnosing Infectious Diseases
- Diagnose Muscle Disorders
- Evaluate Bone Fractures
- Locate Tumors and Other Masses
- Evaluate The Health of Blood Vessels and Other Internal Structures
- Assess Internal Injuries and Internal Bleeding
- Diagnose Heart Disease
X-Rays produce black and white images of the internal structures of the body. For the most part X-rays are used to evaluate broken bones and other skeletal problems such as the damaged caused by arthritis.
However, doctors may request X-rays for a wide range of reasons, including diagnosing:
- Infections Including Respiratory Infections
- Broken Bones
- Perforations in the Stomach or Intestine
- Diagnose Kidney, Bladder, and Gallstones
- Blocked Blood Vessels
- Enlarged Heart
- Locate Swallowed Items
- Diagnose Hirschsprung Disease in Children (A condition causing a blockage of the large intestine).
How Can You Access Our Imaging Services
As an outpatient facility of Altus Baytown Hospital, we can assist any patient with their imaging needs, provided they have a referral from their doctor.
If your primary care physician requests you get a CT Scan, X-ray, or an Ultrasound, let them know you wish to have these done at our facility because of:
- The facility for time given that we work 24/7 every day of the week, including weekends,
- Central location,
- Convenient parking
- Excellent customer service.
For your convenience, we work with all major insurance companies including Medicare. Additionally, our team of physicians, nurses, and radiology technicians rank amongst the best in the area, so you can rest assured you are in the most qualified hands.